Who is the York Barbell man modeled after? And other fun History Mystery quizzes

A lot of people think this iconic weightlifter – the lasting memory many people have of York, Pa. – is York Barbell founder Bob Hoffman. It’s not Hoffman. Weigh in, if you can ID the man who rotates day and night, capturing the interest of Interstate 83 motorists. Also of interest: Check out these quizzes and (fun) tests about York County history.

See how you do on the History Mystery quizzes below (click on the goo.gl links for the answers):

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About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

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